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Millennials are the best-educated generation

Almost four in 10 millennials between age 25 and 37 have at least a bachelor’s degree.

Women, minorities make up more of Fortune 500 boards

Women and minorities occupy an all-time high of 34% of board seats among Fortune 500 companies, up from 30.8% in 2016, a new study finds.

Sports clichés at work: Who’s the champion?

It’s a slam dunk that you’ve heard plenty of sports clichés used in business interactions.

Snapshot: Contingent workforce in 2020

How much of the workforce is made up of contingent workers?

More hiring in 2019, fewer worries about economy

Nearly 55% of companies plan to hire in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. That’s compared to just over 46% of companies who reported they would hire in 2018.

Snapshot: Who earns what in HR?

Benefits managers have the highest median income among HR occupations tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Snapshot: Percentage of 18- to 21-year-olds in the workforce

Today’s post-millennials are less likely to have started working than previous generations were at the same age.

Employee turnover hit all-time high in 2018

Total workplace turnover in the United States hit a whopping 19.3% in 2018, up dramatically from 17.8% in 2016 and 15.7% in 2014.

Snapshot: What HR audits cover

Of the 92% of employers that regularly audit how the HR function handles employee conduct, these are the topics that get the most attention.

Humbug! More employers say no to holiday parties

This year, 65% of companies plan to hold a holiday party, the lowest number since 2009.